Seattle police say the city sees about 300 demonstrations every year, but it now seems the rest of the country is following suit. From the nationwide Women's March to spontaneous demonstrations at airports , more people are reportedly becoming more politically active by going to protests. The First Amendment grants people the right to gather, but there are limits to that protection.
Some big changes are coming to Seattle’s University District. This week, the City Council is expected to pass controversial legislation to increase density in the neighborhood.